September 12, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
on pins and needles /ˈɑːn ˈpɪnz ənd ˈniːdl̟z/ idiom
on pins and needles
/ˈɑːn ˈpɪnz ənd ˈniːdl̟z/
idiom
The audience is on pins and needles.
The audience is on pins and needles.
Learner's definition of ON PINS AND NEEDLES

: feeling very nervous and unsure about what will happen

  • Everyone was on pins and needles waiting to hear the jury's verdict.

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